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Nicaragua breaks ground on historic canal project

December 23, 2014

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan officials and a Chinese company broke ground Monday on a $50 billion transoceanic waterway predicted to rival the Panama Canal, but which has been a source of... more »»

 
 
 
Cuba says it has a right to grant asylum to US fugitives

December 23, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba said Monday that it has a right to grant asylum to U.S. more »»

Pope in blistering critique of Vatican bureaucrats

December 23, 2014

VATICAN CITY (AP) — To the Catholic Church's "seven deadly sins," Pope Francis has added the "15 ailments of the Curia. more »»

Wife of Cuban agent freed from US expecting baby

December 23, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba is celebrating the return of three intelligence agents imprisoned in the United States for more than a decade, and the joyful but puzzling news that one of their wives is... more »»

Cuba says it has a right to grant asylum to US fugitives

December 22, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — Cuba said Monday that it has a right to grant asylum to U.S. more »»

Dozens injured in 3 separate attacks in France

December 22, 2014

PARIS (AP) — French authorities urged calm after a series of attacks across the country left dozens of people injured, and said there was no evidence the violent acts were connected by any... more »»

Nicaragua breaks ground on historic canal project

December 22, 2014

MANAGUA, Nicaragua (AP) — Nicaraguan officials and a Chinese company broke ground Monday on a $50 billion transoceanic waterway predicted to rival the Panama Canal, but which has been a source of... more »»

Bombs blamed on extremists kill 26 in northeast Nigeria

December 22, 2014

MAIDUGURI, Nigeria (AP) — Two explosions in two northeast Nigerian states on Monday killed at least 26 people and injured 79, rescue and health officials sai. more »»

11 hurt after van drives into Christmas market in France

December 22, 2014

PARIS (AP) — France's top security official says the driver of a van that crashed into a Christmas market in western France on Monday stabbed himself several times after the incident. more »»

UN Security Council takes up N. Korea's human rights

December 22, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.N. more »»

Leaders agree on Ukrainian peace talks this week

December 22, 2014

MOSCOW (AP) — Leaders of Ukraine, Russia, France and Germany on Monday reached an agreement to call another round of Ukraine peace talks this week, the latest attempt to negotiate a settlement to... more »»

UN Security Council discussing N. Korea's human rights

December 22, 2014

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — The U.. more »»

AP PHOTOS: Spain searches for Franco-era graves

December 22, 2014

ESTEPAR, Spain (AP) — Across Spain, volunteer teams of archeologists, anthropologists and forensic scientists head out every year on expeditions to dig for suspected mass graves — a legacy of... more »»

11 hurt after van drives into Nantes Christmas market

December 22, 2014

PARIS (AP) — A French official says 11 people are hurt, five seriously, after a van drove into a Christmas market in the western city of Nante. more »»

Greek prosecutor rejects lawmaker's bribe claims

December 22, 2014

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — A judicial investigation has dismissed a Greek lawmaker's allegations that he was offered money to back the government candidate in the country's fraught presidential vote. more »»

Al-Jazeera shuts down its Egypt channel

December 22, 2014

CAIRO (AP) — The Qatari-owned Al-Jazeera news network on Monday shut down its Egypt channel, quieting a major source of tension between the two countries at a time when regional efforts are... more »»

Truck veering out of control kills 6 pedestrians in Glasgow

December 22, 2014

GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Six people were killed and several others injured when a garbage truck crashed into a group of pedestrians in downtown Glasgow Monday, police said. more »»

Palestinians say Gaza reconstruction pledges unfulfilled

December 22, 2014

JERUSALEM (AP) — International donors have so far failed to deliver billions of dollars in aid money that was promised to rebuild the war-battered Gaza Strip, a Palestinian official said Monday,... more »»

Big changes coming to Cuba tourism with US opening

December 22, 2014

HAVANA (AP) — U.S. tourists are roaming the streets of Old Havana, listening to lectures on Art Deco architecture and meeting with jazz musician. more »»

10 years after tsunami, victim's mom learns body wasn't lost

December 22, 2014

SEINT PAING, Myanmar (AP) — Of all the moments to chase a dream, May Aye Nwe chose the morning of Dec. 26, 2004. more »»

South Africa's high crime rate inspires novelist

December 22, 2014

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Novelist Angela Makholwa's fascination with South Africa's violent crime has made her one of the country's most popular writers. more »»

 
 

 

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